Category Archives: RECYCLING

Recycling

Keeping Hillcrest Beautiful

The recycling gardens are the portfolio of Margaret Vorwerg and today she arrnged for Zuki and Song to cut the grass, weed, removed alien vegetation and the result is stunning! Thank you to Margaret, Zuki and Song

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Appeal to community & businesses

APPEAL BY The Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association [KHBA] is making an appeal for assistance from business and the community in Hillcrest. Contact mmitchell@tiscali.co.za. Further information on khba.org.za. Following KHBA’s 14 years of successful operation in maintaining a pristine environment in … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFYING THE RECYCLING CENTRE

The combined effort of Marge and Barbara and Vukani resulted in a spruced up recycling centre. Marge provided the tools and fuel, Barbara oversaw the operation and Vukani did the hard work. The gardens look beautiful for the December expected … Continue reading

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DUMPING OF GARDEN REFUSE AT THE RECYCLING CENTRE – WHY?

After 12 years of running the recycling centre it seems there is no end to some people abusing the site. I have recorded the vehicle on the video camera and hope to get the culprit fined. Such disrespect shown to … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS ABOUT REDUCTION OF PLASTIC – WILD COAST SUN

Sun International was the 1st company in Africa to receive a prestigious Green Building Council of South Africa [GBCSA] Net Zero Waste rating for an ambitious recycling effort at its Wild Coast Sun in the Eastern Cape. It was already … Continue reading

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BYE-BYE PLASTIC SHOPPING BAG – WOOLWORTHS – [The Mercury 27 06 2019]

IT’S THE END FOR PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS IN OUR STORES BY THE END OF 2020 The negative impact of single-use plastic shopping bags on the environment is staggering. We know it. You know it. And we all want to be … Continue reading

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Caught on video camera – illegal dumper

“It is so disheartening when affluent members of the community see fit to dump their rubbish and refuse at the Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association recycling site. The lady whose bakkie was captured on the video camera might recognise her vehicle … Continue reading

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